The Association is an American sunshine pop band from California. During the late 1960s, the band had numerous hits on or near the top of the Billboard charts and were the lead-off band at 1967’s Monterey Pop Festival. They are noted for intricate vocal harmonies by the band’s multiple singers and considered one of the most successful bands to come out of the 60’s.
On Thursday, February 22, The Association will sing their way down memory lane from The Emerson Center stage starting at 7 p.m as part of the 9-concert music series presented by LIVE! From Vero Beach. The audience will enjoy hits that include “Windy,” “Never My Love,” “Along Comes Mary,” of course “Cherish,” and more tunes to sing-a-long with or sit back and simply remember where – you – were- when this song was popular!
The Association have sold millions of records, tapes, CDs and DVDs as well as earned a number of achievements including a Golden Globe nomination in 1970 for Best Original Song – Goodbye Columbus. They have also received RIAA certifications for 6 gold and 3 platinum records. Their album, THE ASSOCIATION GREATEST HITS (Warner Brothers) is now double platinum and continues to be one of the longest best-selling albums in the history of the company.
The other series performers include Broken Arrow-A Tribute to Neil Young – Thursday, March 1, “1964” – The Tribute – Thursday, March 8, Firefall-Thursday, March 15 and John Sebastian-Friday, March 30.
Presenting Sponsor of the 9 concert series is Cindy O’Dare, Multiple Sponsor of The Association is The Audiohouse and Supporting Sponsor is New Vision Eye Center. Other sponsors include Alex MacWilliam Real Estate, Rob Callery and Bruce McDonald of Ocean Oaks Dental Group, CenterState, Rennick Real Estate, Barth Construction, Ocean Grill and GHO Homes. ABC Printing is the Printing sponsor, Majestic Theatre is the Screen Sponsor and the Cultural Council of Indian River County, Indian River Land Trust and Quail Valley Charities Inc. are the non-profit partners.
The Emerson Center is conveniently located on the campus of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach, on the SE corner of 16th Street and 27th Avenue in Vero Beach. This show is produced by Rusty Young of MusicWorks, Inc. and Bev and Marty Paris of Paris Productions. A uniformed officer will be on premises before and during the duration of the concert providing safety and security for our patrons. Come early and purchase drinks and appetizers from the new Emerson Center Café. Tickets are on sale now for this show and all remaining concerts by visiting www.MusicWorksConcerts.com or calling (800)595-4849. For more information call 772-234-4412.